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MANDRIN CHINESE 12
SAMPLE QUESTIONS
PART B: READING
SECTION 4: CLOZE PASSAGE
Multiple Choice (* indicates correct response)
(1 mark per question)
INSTRUCTIONS: For questions 1 to 8, select the answer that best completes the sentence and record
your choice on the Answer Sheet provided. Using an HB pencil, completely fill in
the circle that has the letter corresponding to your answer.
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PART B: READING
SECTION 5: PROSE
Multiple Choice
(1 mark per question)
INSTRUCTIONS: Read the following passage carefully. For question 1, select the best answer and
record your choice on the Answer Sheet provided. Your answers must be based
on the passage.
Jiänádà de yí ge xiâo chéng li, yôu yí ge míng jiào Shîdänlì de yóupiào shöují zhuän
jiä. Tä zuìjìn zài chénglî yòng liâng máo wû fën qián jiäbì de dàijià xiàng yí ge Fâguó rén
mâi le yí ge cóng Mêiguó jì dào Yïngguó de jiù xìnfëng, zhûyào shi wèile shàngmian de yì
zhäng jiù yóupiào. Däng tä dâkäi xìnfëng yí kàn, lîmian yôu yì fëng Mêiguó wénxuéjiä
Mâkètûwën (Mark Twain) de qïnbî qiänmíng xìn. Tä gäoxìng jí le. Xiànzài yôu rén yào
chü yì qiän liâng bâi wû shí mêiyuán xiàng tä gòumâi, tä hái bú yuànyì màichü ne! Yïnwèi
tä juéde zhè ge jiù xìnfëng hé zhè fëng xìn tài guìzhòng le.
1. In what country does this story take place?
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U.S.A.
France
Canada
England
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PART B: READING
SECTION 5: PROSE
Multiple Choice
(1 mark per question)
INSTRUCTIONS: Read the following passage carefully. For question 1, select the best answer and
record your choice on the Answer Sheet provided. Your answers must be based
on the passage.
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1. Where did the narrator live when he first arrived in Nanjing?
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D.
in a friend’s house
at the student dorm
at the Nanjing Hotel
in a teacher’s house
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PART B: READING
SECTION 6: AUTHENTIC DOCUMENTS
Multiple Choice
(1 mark per question)
INSTRUCTIONS: Read the following advertisement carefully. For question 1, select the best answer
and record your choice on the Answer Sheet provided. Your answers must be
based on the advertisement.
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a flexible schedule
a weekly exam to monitor progress
computer-assisted learning programs
proper textbooks and teaching materials
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PART C: WRITING
SECTION 7: NOTE
Written Response
(10 marks)
INSTRUCTIONS: In the Response Booklet, use well-constructed Mandarin sentences to write
a note of approximately 80 characters on the topic given below. Use one square for
each punctuation mark. Avoid dialogue, repetition and lists. Marks will be awarded
for content and for grammatical correctness. Students must avoid identifying
themselves, their schools or school districts. 1. You have been invited to a friend’s () birthday party this weekend.
Unfortunately, you are unable to attend. Write a note to your friend explaining why
you will not be able to attend her birthday party.
(10 marks)
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PART C: WRITING
SECTION 8: LETTER
Written Response
(14 marks)
INSTRUCTIONS: In the Response Booklet, use well-constructed Mandarin sentences to write a letter
(between 80 and 120 characters) on the topic given below. Use one square for each
punctuation mark. Avoid dialogue, repetition and lists. Marks will be awarded for
content and for grammatical correctness. Letters should include appropriate salutation
and closing phrases. Students must avoid identifying themselves, their schools or
school districts.
1. You are , a student from China visiting British Columbia for the first time and this is
your first week in the province. Write a letter home to your family in Beijing to share with
them your first impressions of what you see. You may choose to visit any part of the province.
If necessary, names for places may be written in English.
(14 marks)
PART C: WRITING
SECTION 8: STORY COMPLETION
Written Response
(14 marks)
INSTRUCTIONS: In the Response Booklet, use well-constructed Mandarin sentences (between 80
and 120 characters) to complete the story started below. Use one square for each
punctuation mark. Avoid dialogue, repetition and lists. Marks will be awarded for
content and for grammatical correctness.
1. (After dinner, I was about to go out and play. Then …)
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PART C: WRITING
SECTION 8: REACTION TO PICTURE
Written Response
(14 marks)
INSTRUCTIONS: Imagine the situation depicted in the picture below. In the Response Booklet,
use well-constructed Mandarin sentences to write a paragraph of between 80 and
120 characters based on this picture. Use one square for each punctuation mark.
Avoid dialogue, repetition and lists. Marks will be awarded for content and for
grammatical correctness.
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